The four directions when handling contracts

An Agreement is important.

In order to assist in any proceedings, it’s paramount to ensure that some form of agreement is in place prior to commencement of action(s). Why is this important? An adjudicator’s role is fundamentally looking for consent among the parties – contracts must have consent. Therefore, an adjudicator will carefully determine whether there’s consent throughout each…

The court can only enforce the contract (law) bewteen the parties and not make it up as it sees fit

Standing in Court

The matter of standing is a significant one, that many men/women underestimate when appearing in court and end up playing the “name game” by claiming the defendant is not them and is actually a corporation/fiction. There are some serious problems with this approach, namely: There is a controversy that needs to be resolved and coming…

The Court Room. Who's really there?

Now for Then

In a recent negotiation, a close friend was concerned about a request from an insurance company to provide evidence of a property lease.  He had earlier submitted a claim for damages to his property and under the insurance policy he was able to claim for lost rent as the property was uninhabitable during the repair…